Northwestern University

Fri 11:00 AM

Cardiovascular Epidemiology Seminar Series

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When: Friday, November 9, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

Where: 680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Stamer Conference room, Ste 1400, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Putri Kusumo   312.908.1718

Group: Department of Preventive Medicine

Category: Academic


Bruce Neal, MB, ChB, PhD

Deputy Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health, Australia

Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology Imperial College London, UK.

Dr. Neal is a cardiovascular epidemiologist with specific content area expertise in high blood pressure and diabetes. He has played lead roles in multiple large-scale clinical trials and meta-analyses. He also has a longstanding interest in the environmental determinants of chronic disease and the potential for changes in the food supply to deliver large, cost-effective and equitable health gains. His food policy work seeks to change the way that food is manufactured, retailed, and consumed using business and policy levers.


Presentation Title

Salt Substitute and Stroke Study



Anushka Patel

Chief Scientist, The George Institute for Global Health,

Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney

Cardiologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney


Dr. Patel is a general cardiologist with a research interest in clinical prevention strategies for chronic disease prevention and management, particularly in primary care settings. She has a program of both clinical research and increasingly, health systems research with current partnership projects in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.

Presentation Title

Primary health care based research at The George Institute for Global


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